2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Mitchell (S)

Code LGA24850 (LGA)
People 27,391
Male 13,902
Female 13,489
Australian citizenship 24,739
People born overseas 2,758
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 151
Families 7,128
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,326
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Total 27,391 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 13,902 50.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 13,489 49.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 260 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 27,391 people were counted in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mitchell (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,124 7.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,899 17.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 3,736 13.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 11,912 43.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,262 8.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,459 9.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,023 children aged 0-14 years and 4,721 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 24,739 90.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,758 10.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 151 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 24,739 people were Australian citizens, 2,758 were born overseas and 151 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mitchell (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,916 53.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,235 11.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,007 4.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 6,216 30.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.0% were separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 30.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Australia 22,813 83.3 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mitchell (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mitchell (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mitchell (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,799 62.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,551 28.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 413 3.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 751 6.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 6,782 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,514 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 12,514 people aged 15 years and over in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.3% worked full-time, 28.4% worked part-time, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 6,782 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,253 31.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,716 52.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,084 15.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 75 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 7,128 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 7,128 families were counted: of these, 31.6% were couple families without children, 52.1% were couple families with children, 15.2% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,450 91.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,326 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 9,450 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,651 91.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 235 2.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 267 2.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 157 1.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 140 1.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.5% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,369 35.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,380 35.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,908 20.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 228 2.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 563 6.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.8% were being purchased and 20.2% were rented.

Landlord type Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 545 28.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 367 19.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 970 50.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 29 1.5 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 28.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Mitchell (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,046 74.6 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,764 18.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 195 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mitchell (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.6% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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